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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by girlmama, Jan 15, 2011.

  1. girlmama

    girlmama Hatching

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    Hi,

    We got our first chicks last spring from Southern States.

    But after numerous mishaps with our Siberian Huskies, after replenishing the flock multiple times, from various sources (other feed stores, craigslist) We now have three. A fancy little white cockerel that I have no idea what breed he is. A RIR, and an easter egger.

    This year we want to get more layers, as well as some meat birds.

    I'd also like to get a puppy that can grow up with the chicks and ideally look out for them.

    We haven't had any problems with wild or stray animals, just our dogs. [​IMG]
     

  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  3. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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    Hello [​IMG] from Hesperia, Ca and [​IMG]
     
  4. Wild Trapper

    Wild Trapper Songster

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    [​IMG] from Ohio
     
  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
     
  6. John-DownEastNC

    John-DownEastNC In the Brooder

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    Hi, and "welcome" from a newbie in DownEast NC! Get a "Sheltie" pup. He'll mother your little flock like nobody's business!! We had one with our Muskovies and they were great together.
     
  7. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays

    Howdy and [​IMG] from Mississippi
     

  8. Tony O

    Tony O Songster

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